wirp
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wirp
e; f. A change for the better, recovery from sickness, improvement in circumstances Hé tilaþ ðæs gewundedan werpe ðe hé bewitan sceal vulnerati sui, cui medicamentum adhibet, vitam servat, Past. 62; Swt. 457, 16. Lege on lǽcedómas ða ðe út teón ða yfelan wǽtan, ðonne biþ ðǽr wyrpe wén (hope of recovery ), Lchdm. ii. 46, 27. Gé frófre ne wénaþ, ðæt gé wræcsíða wyrpe gebíden ye look not for comfort, that ye may live to see redemption from exile, Exon. Th. 132, 30; Gú. 480. Gé sceolon dreógan deáþ and þýstro, nǽfre gé ðæs wyrpe gebídaþ (never will that lot be bettered ), 140, 11; Gú. 608. Se mon ne þearf tó ðisse worulde wyrpe gehycgan man need not look to this life to mend his lot, 105, 5; Gú. 18. Is ðæt bearn cymen tó wyrpe weorcum Ebréa the child is come to alleviate the afflictions of the Hebrews, 5, 9; Cri. 67. Se Waldend him (the blind man ) mæg wyrpe syllan, hǽlo on heáfodgimme (of heofodgimme, MS.), 336, 5; Gn. Ex. 43. Se snotera bád hwæþre him Alwalda ǽfre wille æfter weáspelle wyrpe gefremman (make his lot better ), Beo. Th. 2635; B. 1315. v. next word.
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